Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, CA Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in Santa Clara is $2,926, a 2% increase compared to the previous year, when the average rent was $2,870.
Average Rent in Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, CA
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$2,926||2%||896 sq. ft.|
The average size for a Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, CA apartment is 896 square feet, but this number varies greatly depending on unit type, with cheap and luxury alternatives for houses and apartments alike. Studio apartments are the smallest and most affordable, 1-bedroom apartments are closer to the average, while 2-bedroom apartments and 3-bedroom apartments offer a more generous square footage.
Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, CA Apartment Rent Ranges
- > $2,00098%
Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, CA Occupied Housing Units
- Renter-occupied Households33%
- Owner-occupied Households66%
14,518 or 33% of the households in Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, CA are renter-occupied while 28,899 or 66% are owner-occupied.
Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, CA Rent Trends
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Average Rent in Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, CA By Neighborhood
|Los Altos Hills||$3,051|
|Los Gatos Town||$3,074|
The most affordable neighborhoods in Santa Clara are Gilroy, where the average rent goes for $2,199/month, East Foothills, where renters pay $2,258/mo on average, and Alum Rock, where the average rent goes for $2,287/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Morgan Hill ($2,468), Campbell ($2,586), and San Jose ($2,685), where the asking prices are below the average Santa Clara rent of $2,926/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in Santa Clara are Palo Alto ($3,285), Mountain View ($3,316) and Cupertino ($3,471).
The most popular neighborhood in Santa Clara is San Jose, where there are 57 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $2,685. Next up is Mountain View, where apartments go for $3,316/month, followed by Sunnyvale with $3,004 If you’re looking to rent in Santa Clara’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out Palo Alto, where renters pay $3,285 on average, and Campbell, where the average monthly rent is $2,586.
Santa Clara | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Alum Rock is 12% lower than in Campbell
Alum Rock rent is 22% lower than Santa Clara average
Campbell rent is 12% lower than Santa Clara average
How Santa Clara Compares to Other Cities
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